The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 6/27/2021

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Says Ivanka Trump was targeted in the Florida condominium building collapse.

PolitiFact rating: False

No cause yet for condo collapse near Miami, no evidence Ivanka Trump targeted

FALSE Claim by Real America’s voice: Stacey Abrams Owns 16% Of A Firm That Counted Votes In Fulton County, Georgia

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Stacey Abrams Does NOT Own 16% Of A Firm That Counted Votes In Fulton County, Georgia

Real America’s Voice Rating

FALSE Claim by Joe Biden (D): “The Second Amendment, from the day it was passed, limited the type of people who could own a gun and what type of weapon you could own.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Joe Biden gets history wrong on the Second Amendment limiting gun ownership

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Viral Image: Laurel Hubbard suffered a “testicle injury” that prevents her from competing in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: No, Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Has Not Suffered An Injury That Prevents Her From Going To The Tokyo Olympics

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Hal Turner Show: Says the U.S. government caused the coronavirus pandemic because it sent mRNA coronavirus vaccine candidates to university researchers weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak.

PolitiFact rating: False

Scientists developing mRNA vaccines before outbreak isn’t evidence COVID-19 pandemic was created

Hal Turner Rating

TRUE (International: Japan): BLM apparel and other political expression are banned at the Olympics

USA Today rating: True

Fact check: Olympic athletes barred from staging protests at Tokyo Games

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